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Old 11-17-2011, 05:56 PM   #10001
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something i did unconsciously to improve grip, when your moving plates around the gym hold a plate in each hand with your fingers ( like hooks) and just farmer walk when loading up bars
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:01 PM   #10002
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^always do that!

plate in each hand. use the plates that have like a half inch lip on the plate and carry it by that with 3 or 4 fingers.

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Old 11-17-2011, 07:53 PM   #10003
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Was looking forward to DLing again on my back workout today.....look outside and it's snowing. Fuuuu!
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:02 PM   #10004
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I need to change my routine up but I'm at a loss as to how to make it all work together. I don't feel like I'm getting enough of a workout in anymore. Might start doing splits again. Going to be a struggle for time though.

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Old 11-17-2011, 09:15 PM   #10005
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Agreed... let me know what youre doing and ill try and follow along, im bored of what im doing haha.

Thinking of the classic back and triceps, chest and biceps, legs and shoulders.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:21 PM   #10006
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shoulders and lats/upper back
chest and middle back and legs
lats/upper back and bis and tris
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shoulders and middle back and deadlifts
chest and bis and tris
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:45 PM   #10007
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You're doing enough weight to justify it. 99% of guys I see using straps, belts, and wearing gloves are squatting or deadlifting 2 plates or less. My opinion is probably the result of going to a poseur gym.
saw some guy use the straps deadlifting 1 plate tonight, same douche who leaves the weight on everything and leaves
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:57 PM   #10008
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Thats nothing... these two dudes that work out at the gym by my house never take their belt off... I've seen them doing an ab workout with the belt on. One time one of the guys was complaining about his tricep being really sore. I mentioned something to change the way he lifted to put less stress on it for a while. Both of them turned to me and said "we are personal trainers, you dont need to tell us how to lift... we know"..
I'm pretty sure they think I'm juicing since I'm putting on weight while they look the same they always do. They also wear those phaggytime skin tight polyester shirts.
what you guys wear then? I assume you mean these underarmor shirts - they are really comfortable tho
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:04 PM   #10009
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your cheating yourself out of imrpoving your grip by using straps tho

halo dls what, 650lbs without straps? strykn pulls a ton too. i even pull 425lbs without straps and grip is a non factor with chalk.
Jeallin like mad. Where to buy grip strength? Plz share
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:06 PM   #10010
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lots of ppl just grip the bar like normally, have you ever actually FUCKING gripped the bar i mean it almost hurts, you would be surprised how much that helps.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:47 PM   #10011
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Maybe that is (part of) the problem with my grip strength. I normally just make hooks with my hand and let the bar sit on my fingers.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:51 PM   #10012
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who cares what you wear in the gym

it's a white shirt and shorts/sweatpants for me..
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Old 11-17-2011, 11:11 PM   #10013
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what you guys wear then? I assume you mean these underarmor shirts - they are really comfortable tho
i wear under armour compression fit tee's to the gym

and i agree they're really comfortable

it doesn't get in the way or bother my skin during a workout and doesn't smell as bad as a cotton tee shirt would
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Old 11-18-2011, 07:00 AM   #10014
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dont you guys like wearing under armor so your 120lb frame looks "huge and cut" ......
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shoulders and lats/upper back
chest and middle back and legs
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I only have 50 mins. to work out though...

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Old 11-18-2011, 08:01 AM   #10017
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i went from sweatpants and tshirt. to shorts and beater. to shorts and underarmor shirt

if you've never worn one, try it, you wont go back to a tshirt. they are cool and breath so well. and they dont move around at all.


plus i wear sleeveless ones. so im billy bad ass showin my guns in the gym.
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Old 11-18-2011, 08:33 AM   #10018
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Most of the bigger guys at my gym wear saggy tees or sweaters. It's mostly little fobs and skinny Asian kids wearing UA.

I wear my UA cold gear or Nike pro fit when it's cold outside
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Old 11-18-2011, 08:38 AM   #10019
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Cheap Long-sleeve Champion polyester junk from Costco. They were like 12 bucks a pop, paired with shorts. I'll go with a T shirt if i'm not planning on doing any cardio, but I can't stand a wet t shirt sticking to me. The polyester breathes so well.
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lol...i just go in a Vneck tee and some sweats....Usually have a sweater on until i get warmed up.
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Old 11-18-2011, 09:45 AM   #10021
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Did a fullout back workout yesterday......was so hard to sleep....I think i can feel my muscles growing.
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Old 11-18-2011, 10:25 AM   #10023
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same, asian guy with glasses growing a pervstache, grey shorts.
Didn't even see this until this morning haha, how'd you know it was me?
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lol billy badass. I bought a couple Nike Pro Fit shirts a little over a year ago. They were lose, but now that I have gotten bigger they are becoming too tight in the arms are becoming restrictive.

Squat 300lb x7. But chest needs work. I bench 205 and really want to hit 2 plates!
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I'm stuck at 2 plates for 5 reps

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